Tourism

Hotel receipts top 32 billion patacas last year

Macau’s 79 hotels and 34 guesthouses recorded receipts of 32.59 billion patacas last year, a year-on-year increase of 14.7 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Tuesday.

19 Sep, 2018

Macau serves as important ‘vehicle’ for China-Japan-S Korea bonds

Delivering a speech during the 10th China-Japan-South Korea Cultural Ministers’ Meeting in Harbin, the capital of the north-eastern province of Heilongjiang, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday that Macau is serving as an important place for people-to-people bonds and cultural exchanges between the three East Asian countries

31 Aug, 2018

Macau hotel guests rise 6.8 pct to 8 million in Jan-July

Macau’s hotel sector recorded 8.09 million guests in the first seven months of the year, a year-on-year growth of 6.8 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Thursday.

31 Aug, 2018

Guangzhou-Shenzhen-HK link opening also good for Macau: tourism chief

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Sunday that next month’s opening of the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link will also benefit the development of Macau.

27 Aug, 2018

Almost 20 million visited Macau from January to July

Macau received almost 20 million visitors In the first seven months of 2018, a 7.4% year-on-year increase, according to statement released Thursday by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

24 Aug, 2018

THE 13 Hotel expects to open this month

THE 13 Hotel, which reportedly cost US$1.6 billion to build, in Seac Pai Van in Coloane is expected to open on or before August 31, South Shore Holdings Limited said in a statement Wednesday.

2 Aug, 2018

Firework contest returns after Hato suspension

The Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) announced Monday that the 29th Macau International Firework Display Contest will take place in September as well as on National Day, with this annual event coming back following its cancellation last year after Macau had been devastated by deadly Super Typhoon Hato.

24 Jul, 2018

Visitors arrivals up 8pc in the first half year of 2018

In the first half year of 2018, visitor arrivals to Macau totalled 16,814,190, up by 8.0% year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

23 Jul, 2018

Hotel guests rise 4.7 pct in May

Macau’s 115 hotels and guesthouses recorded 1.17 million guests in May, a year-on-year growth of 4.7 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) has announced.

3 Jul, 2018

Morpheus, city’s ‘new icon’, opens today

Gaming operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment will officially open the doors of its US$1.1 billion Morpheus hotel resort, Phase 3 of City of Dreams, today evening.

15 Jun, 2018

SJM opens a Macau Gaming History Gallery.

Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) Wednesday opened its Macau Gaming History Gallery.

7 Jun, 2018

Hotel guests rise 8.8 pct to 4.5 million in Jan-April

Macau’s 115 hotels and guesthouses recorded 4.5 million guests in the first four months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 8.8 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) announced Wednesday.

31 May, 2018

200 bus trips on delta bridge a day: govt

The Transport Bureau (DSAT) said Thursday it expects there will be more than 200 bus trips per day between the border checkpoints of the three jurisdictions for the Hong-Kong-Zhuhai-Macau (HKZM) Bridge – colloquially known as delta bridge – when it comes into operation.

25 May, 2018

Amax says hotel takeover by Suncity ‘untrue’  

Hong Kong-listed Amax International Holdings said in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange yesterday that reported claims by junket operator Suncity that it was now controlling the mothballed Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel in Taipa are “untrue”.

24 May, 2018

Many taxi complaints over past 2 years: tourism chief  

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Wednesday that her office had received a large number of complaints about the city’s taxis from residents and tourists alike during the past two years.

17 May, 2018

More visitors than expected on Golden Week’s 1st day: MGTO chief

Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Monday there were more visitor arrivals than expected on Sunday, the first day of the three-day May Day Golden Week.

1 May, 2018

Hotel guests rise 9% to 3.3 million in Q1

Macau’s hotels and guesthouses recorded 3.35 million guests in the first quarter, a year-on-year growth of 9.2 percent, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said in a statement on Monday. The average occupancy rate of the city’s 115 hotels and guesthouses rose by 5.3 percentage points to 88.8 percent. Guests’ average length of stay increased … Continue reading "Hotel guests rise 9% to 3.3 million in Q1"

1 May, 2018

Mainland visitors rise 13 pct in Q1

Macau recorded 6.03 million mainland Chinese visitor arrivals in the first quarter, up percent year on year, the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said in a statement Monday.

24 Apr, 2018

Thailand’s Gaggan named best restaurant in Asia  

Indian eatery Gaggan in Bangkok topped this year’s list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, and consequently also bagged the best restaurant accolade in Thailand, it was announced, in Macau, during an awards ceremony Tuesday at Wynn Palace in Cotai.  

28 Mar, 2018

Macau to launch flights to Europe this year

Macau will launch scheduled flights to Europe this year, the Macau International Airport Company (CAM) said.

9 Mar, 2018